27 Jan
Trenner & Friedl bring 284 pounds of noise

If you’re looking to get the best sound from your loudspeaker — and you’re willing to throw $175,000 into your system — then you could do worse than Trenner & Friedl’s Duke loudspeaker. The ultra premium Austrian stereo manufacturer has spared no expense crafting what they consider the finest speaker, and they’re not afraid to […]


4 Jan
Sonic experimental pop via Montreal via Calgary

After forming during their high school years in Calgary, Alberta, the four best friends who make up BRAIDS moved their prairie Canadian behinds to the cosmopolitan wonderfulness of Montreal. Entrenching themselves in the city of poutin and painfully cute artsters, the foursome holed up in a dilapitaded house in a Hasidic neighborhood to craft the […]


25 Dec
Precise corners, head-pulling throttle and euphonic sounds

When Audi chopped off the top of its inimitable R8 supercar, many called foul. We beg to differ; here’s the LIAS review. All photos taken exclusively for Lost In a Supermarket by the peerless Robert Kerian. Driving Audi’s latest revision of their world-class supercar, the R8 Spyder, is somewhat akin to sliding a newly minted […]


20 Dec
Tiny apricot wood speaker and radio

You thought you had seen it all when it came to technology, but here’s one gimmick that tops the last. A speaker that resembles, in size and appearance, an acorn. Hand made from 100% apricot tree, this tiny acorn can be used as an FM radio with earphones, or can be connected to you iPod […]


16 Nov
Minor or Major?

The infamous Marshall has been for years now building their reputation for constructing the most reliable, best sounding amps in the world of music. Their tube-bestowed raw gain — not to mention signature script font — can be spotted on stages from miles away. But now they aim for new levels, bringing Marshall Headphones to us […]


15 Oct
Joshua Ben Longo's "So Hush You Little Ones" Belgian exhibit

We loved Joshua Ben Longo’s work so much when we first saw it, we knew we needed to show the world (peep the feature and interview, it’s well worth it). Since then Longo’s made a widely played European commercial villainizing cell phone rates, and now he’s having a major exhibition in Belgium which opens November […]


21 Sep
Philips and O'Neill launch new range of durable headphones

The electronic giant Philips has teamed up with surf brand O’Neill to launch a line of headphones designed to withstand the rigors of an active lifestyle. And to make sure they were tough, the line of headphones were tested by O’Neill’s team riders (including 9-time Big Mountain Rider of the Year Jeremy Jones, big wave […]


17 Jun
Whiskey Barrel Speakers the perfect gift for any alcohol loving musician

Nothing goes down smoother then good whiskey and good music, that’s why Pioneer took it upon themselves to combine the two. The Pioneer Pure Malt Speakers are made from repurposed whiskey barrels after their engineers “found that solid oak wood from whiskey barrels had great acoustic properties.” I wouldn’t doubt that, plus, its a very […]